1. Deep Divide Between Harden, Howard Can't Be Masked by Rockets' Game 3 Victory

    PORTLAND, Ore. — We never did get to see Dwight Howard in the NBA playoffs last season alongside Kobe Bryant . It would've looked a lot like this...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 months ago 107,065 reads 404 comments

  2. Blazers Aren't the Only Good Story in This Series

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 522 reads 1 comments

  3. Houston's Unlikely Hero in Game 3

    Houston Rockets guard Troy Daniels celebrates with teammates after hitting the game-winning shot during overtime of Game 3.....

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  4. Photos: Rockets Fans at the Playoffs

    Fans fill the Toyota Center for the first two games of the first round of the NBA playoffs as the Rockets take on the Trail Blazers .....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 157 reads 0 comments

  5. Rockets Rookie Troy Daniels Nails Game-Winning 3 Against Trail Blazers

    On the back end of a possession that looked doomed, rookie Troy Daniels may have just saved the Houston Rockets ' season. At the very least, he saved Game 3...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 62,224 reads 239 comments

  6. Support for Kevin McHale Reportedly Strong Despite Rockets' Playoff Struggles

    The Houston Rockets may be against the wall in their first-round series with the Portland Trail Blazers , but apparently coach Kevin McHale isn't...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 4,020 reads 21 comments

  7. Asik Replaces Jones in Starting Lineup vs. Blazers

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 84 reads 0 comments

  8. Report: Support Still Strong for McHale

    PORTLAND -- The Rockets have yet to pick up their option on the fourth year of Kevin McHale's contract, but sources close to the situation said this week that support for Houston's ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 1,240 reads 4 comments

  9. McHale: 'We'll Have Some Change-Ups' to Lineup

    Rockets coach Kevin McHale was not about to show his hand, but facing an 0-2 hole in the Rockets' first-round series against the Trail Blazers , he indicated that a lineup change could be an option to at least consider...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 573 reads 0 comments

  10. Howard Urging Rockets to 'Stay Positive' Despite 0-2 Hole

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  11. Jeremy Lin's Contract, Playoff Struggles Loom over Rockets' Offseason Plans

    There is something sinister about the aftermath of being an overnight sensation. When the novelty has worn off and the warts—always apparent but oft-ignored as our hero reaches ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 26,785 reads 274 comments

  12. Rockets Face 'Desperation Time' Down 0-2

    HOUSTON — Down 0-2 to the Portland Trail Blazers in their best-of-seven first-round series, the Houston Rockets aren't quite ready to hit the panic button, but a sense of ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 682 reads 1 comments

  13. Rockets Won't Win a Game If James Harden Keeps Underperforming

    James Harden has shot abysmally in the playoffs so far as the Rockets have fallen into an 0-2 hole against the Trail Blazers ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 2,609 reads 30 comments

  14. What the Houston Rockets Have to Do to Save Their Season

    So much for the Houston Rockets easily dispatching the Portland Trail Blazers . Plenty of people had the Rockets taking care of business against Portland, myself included...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 4,914 reads 51 comments

  15. James Harden Failing to Show Up for Houston Rockets at Worst Possible Time

    From the best beard in basketball to his always clean, Foot Locker-approved attire, Houston Rockets guard James Harden plays it cool as well as anyone in the league. A little too cool, in fact...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 23,720 reads 197 comments

  16. James Harden Gets into It with Reporter, Says 'Game 3 Is Our Season'

    James Harden isn't so much a sore loser as he is a cranky, someone-give-that-guy-a-Snickers loser. Following their 112-105 Game 2 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers , the Houston Rockets predictably weren't in good spirits or especially chatty...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 155,386 reads 329 comments

  17. Rockets Missing Their Transition Game

    The Rockets are facing a Game 3 in Portland on Friday, still needing to win four games to advance, because they've yet to even get one win after losing both games in Houston to open up their first-round series...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 313 reads 2 comments

  18. Struggles of Rockets' James Harden Carry over into Locker Room Argument

    James Harden seemed his usual cool-dude self as he spoke to a large media mass in front of his locker at the Toyota Center, where his Houston Rockets dropped Game 2 of their first-round playoff to the Trail Blazers 112-105 on Wednesday...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 328 reads 0 comments

  19. How Can the Houston Rockets Slow LaMarcus Aldridge and Regain Playoff Hopes?

    LaMarcus Aldridge is bringing Blazermania back—and the Houston Rockets aren't doing much to stop him. Aldridge led the Portland Trail Blazers with 43 points in a 112-105 loss for the Rockets...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 4,112 reads 55 comments

  20. Harden Unable to Shake off Rust in Game 2 Loss

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 888 reads 4 comments

  21. Watch: Rockets Mascot Bullies 'Blazers Fan'

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 408 reads 0 comments

  22. Dwight Howard Finishes Lob from Jeremy Lin with 2 Helpless Blazers Watching

    If the Houston Rockets can count on the Dwight Howard who showed up for Game 3 of their first-round matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers , we should just ink them into the semifinals now...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 3 months ago 4,939 reads 7 comments

  23. Watch: T-Jones Behind-the-Back for Layup

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 154 reads 0 comments

  24. Dwight Howard is Torching Robin Lopez Early in Game 2

    Dwight Howard has come out with aggression we haven't seen in quite some time tonight, so one can only assume Robin Lopez must have mocked his favorite cartoon character just before tip-off...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 117 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Refutes Tim Donaghy's Claim That Referees Bet on Blazers-Rockets Game 1

    Former NBA commissioner David Stern quickly swept the Tim Donaghy gambling scandal under the rug in 2007, but the disgraced former referee forced the league to acknowledge him again on Wednesday...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 38,627 reads 144 comments